I haven’t written for a while - and that’s not deliberate. I haven’t had anything worth saying of late. Often the stresses of London cause me to find a distraction to the misery I feel sometimes. I convince myself I’m too busy for internal thought or I deserve an extra pint down at the pub… Continue reading The Dream Disillusion – Is the Outcome the ‘Do or Die’ of your Dream?
There come moments in your life, where a stop sign suddenly appears in front of you. It's a clear stop sign and you're at a crossroads. At this particular point I turned the ignition to stop the once, roaring engine. A roaring engine that won me my first national title in the summer of 2016… Continue reading The Ending and Aftershocks of an Athletic Career
I've been delivered the biggest blow of my swimming career. After a long 4 years of swimming up and down that black line, I finished 9th at the Olympic Trials and missed the final (a final which I finished in 3rd last year), hence ending my Rio Olympic Dream. It's thrown me into this chasm… Continue reading The Unrecognised Option